Robert J. McMahon
Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home
106 W Franklin St
Sparta, WI

Robert J. McMahon

Robert J. McMahon, 84, of La Crosse, died Tuesday, July 13, 2021, surrounded by family at his home. He was born on June 10, 1937 in Eau Claire, WI, to John and Idabelle (Sires) McMahon. He served in the US Navy.

Robert married Mary Hageness on March 5, 1960.

He worked at Gundersen Clinic for 40 years. He loved golfing, fishing, hunting, and spending time up north. He was a member of the American Legion Post 52 La Crosse for 40 plus years.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary McMahon; children, Larry (Julie) McMahon, Pat (Kim) McMahon, Lynne (Marc Volden) McMahon, Brenda (Brian) Miller, and Brian (Becky Chambless) McMahon; two brothers; 12 grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a younger brother.

A funeral service will be held at 11am on Friday, July 16, 2021 at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation, Sparta. Burial, with full military honors provided by American Legion Post 52 of La Crosse, will be held at Mormon Coulee Memorial Park, 1137 Boomer Mill Road, La Crosse.

Family and friends are invited to call from 10am until time of services on Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be offered to

The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation, Sparta, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

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Published by La Crosse Tribune on Jul. 15, 2021.
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Many Many laughs and fun as a kid listening to your Oly and Lena jokes and learning how to fish up in Hayward with those wiggies..You were like a dad to me growing up..I will always treasure the talks we had at 4 am before you'd go to work with your cigarettes and coffee..You will be missed and loved forever Bob..Until we meet again
July 16, 2021
We are so sorry to learn of dear Bob's passing. He was a good man and dear friend of George. Mary, bless you girl. We have thought of you two often through the years. We are living in Western Washington State, otherwise we would certainly attend Bob's funeral.
George and Kathleen Brosius
July 15, 2021
So sorry for your loss.
Linda Monson (Hageness)
July 15, 2021
Mary and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I haven't seen Bob since I worked at Sears with you but remember him as a very nice man.
Lori Fisher (Kostner)
July 15, 2021
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